Welcome to this week’s round-up of news, commentary and industry announcements that you may have missed from the past week.
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In the news
Ofcom chair, Michael Grade on the role of Ofcom in the ‘culture wars’ (Deadline)
Lionsgate rebrands its streaming platform to 'Lionsgate+' outside the US (The Hollywood Reporter)
Russia boycotts the 2023 Oscars (Deadline)
Strong first week at UK box office for 'Don't Worry Darling' (The Guardian)
'Screen Culture 2033', a new 10-year strategy launched by the BFI (The Hollywood Reporter)
Features and commentary
‘Don’t Worry Darling’ and “empty feminism” (The Guardian)
Marilyn Monroe's portrayal in 'Blonde' (The Guardian)
Pact summarises the Government's “plan for growth” following the ‘mini-budget’ (Pact)
IR35 rules to be repealed from April 2023 (Pact)